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Burma withdraws it Oil & Gas Drilling Rigs, Tensions still continue with Bangladesh


Burma withdrew its warships and the oil and gas drilling rig from the disputed boundary on late Saturday , but tension between the two neighbors remained high as both countries mobilized more troops along the borders.

Earlier Burma had said that it wouldnot give up on its gas exploration efforts, saying it is unlawful and wrong for Dhaka to demand an end to the work.

Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury , the Advisor on Foreign Affairs with the Bangladesh Caretaker Government said that the news that they received from the ground said that Burma has withdrawn its oil and gas rigs from what Bangladesh claims to be its maritime boundary . He said that Bangladesh looks forward to a peaceful solution to this dispute with Burma .

Earlier report said that in response to Burmese army deployment on Bangladesh-Burma border , Bangladesh too deployed its army and the border security force BDR was put on Red Alert. The dispute erupted six days ago, after Burma started oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal. Dhaka lodged a formal process, and both sides deployed warships to the area.

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